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January 20, 2022

Pensulo Wind Farm, Zambia

By Carmen

Pensulo Wind Farm is a 130MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Central, Zambia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 130 130 Permitting Central, Zambia Access Power MEA; EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE)


The project is being developed by Access Power MEA and EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE). These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project is expected to generate 500,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $275m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

About Access Power MEA

Access Power MEA (Access Power) is a developer, owner and operator of solar and wind power projects in Africa and Asia. Its service offerings include project development, capital and funding support, long term ownership, clean energy deployment programs and operation of the assets, technical and maintenance works, and others. The company work with equity investors, development finance institutions and commercial lenders to establish practicable limited recourse structures, by standardizing project documentation and streamlining the due diligence process. It operates solar PV plants, and wind farms in Uganda, Nigeria, Mali, Madagascar, Egypt, and Pakistan. Access Power is headquartered in Dubai, the UAE.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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